Iraqi Generals

If there is a war between U.S. and Iraqi forces, American planners hope that Saddam Hussein's top generals will defect and refuse to carry out any orders to launch weapons of mass destruction. To help encourage defections, the Bush administration has warned Iraqi commanders that they will be tried for war crimes if they resort to weapons of mass destruction. Skeptics doubt this approach will work. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports from Washington. (4:00)
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